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obligations for the required insurance levels. lastly, the telecommunications and medical gases requirements of the hospital itself went through every evolution and required additional design services. in terms of modification ten. we are seeking approval for ten and drivers for modification ten is to continue and perfect some value engineering on a telecommunication systems so we could reduce -- get within the budget for that trade package for the low voltage. we also are revising the uninterrupted power supply system designed slightly as well to align with the current needs for the hospital. lastly, design services for a hybrid operating room design which will fulfill an early requirement program requirement that wasn't fully developed six years ago in so much as integrating some graphic equipment with the o.r.s. the modification ten will bring the contract value to $53,376, 607. the rebuild is within budget and we are not asking for additional funds. we have been carrying contingency anticipating over the life of the program which is close to over nine year program. we anticipated that t
that before you pass this amendment and lastly, it doesn't involve all of the key stakeholders in this conversation. the city of california, has determined that the economic value of restoring hetch hetchy would be $6 billion annually to the people of california and therefore, i think that is 6 billion reasons why they are key stakeholders in this process and so, we would urge you would amend or revise or have more conversation truly about this issue by requiring that instead of providing veto power to unelect of the power on the peninsula require an elect toarl component to the region it may represent and put it directly to the voters of the from a and if you are going to veto the will of the voters of the san francisco, it should be by other voters not unelected officials and secondly i would put bawsca on the hook for this so that san francisco lay pair doesn't have to pay for that and lastly, i would say put it to a vote. all of california are key stakeholders in that issue and i urge you that they be given an opportunity to way in on this issue. >> thank you mr. martial
for the opportunity to do the work that i love. at a place that i helped create. lastly, i like to remind all of us that emersion education takes on many forms in today's educational arena. the focus is sometimes blurred. by different interpretations. or political agendas. i hope that the emersion education model as conceptualized and exemplified by the alice fong yu community, will help provide standards of all emersion education programs everywhere. thank you very much. [applause] >> we are very honor to recognize michelle kyung, a teacher at washington high school, and awarded the outstanding teacher of america award by the carl foundation, and here this evening is our award winning teacher, michelle kyung and we would like to present a certificate and ask you to say a few words. [applause] >> happy new year and good evening to superintendent carranza, and new board president rachel norton, sorry, i have been sick today. and vice president fewer, i am erica from the george washington high school, and i am here to share positive about a teacher at george washington high school. after all the pape
in the subway to central control. and lastly, this replaces the uninterruptable power supplies systems, which is a mouthful, which provides critical backup in event of a power outage. for members' reference this project provides a communication platform for the existing sfmta central control functions to be seamlessly migrated and to plug in as one unfied and integrated network. as a quick contract bidding history for members, the director of transportation notified this body he had an authorized a bid call for this contract. with his directive our agency opened bids and were received from blocka construction at $24,116,000. lk comstock, normal transit, inc. and the high bidder was dallas transport and security at $26,530,000. bids were received from the second and third bidders. division staff and the [kwr-frpb/]'s office investigated all of these allegations and found them to be without merit. contract compliance determined that the low bidder met the 20% sbe goal as prescribed and also in compliance with the administrative code chapter 12b. staff recommends award of the contract to blocka
in the world. i am extremely lucky. lastly, i want to thank my parents and my wife, vivian, and my two daughters, jennifer and some of the, for their love and support. thank you. [applause] >> steve castile. [applause] >> i started working for the public works department 15 years ago. we are like a family. it is a very close-knit group. i think, because of that, we get the best out of people. one of the problems we encountered in the city was we were not able to pay our vendors and contractors. people were entering data inconsistently. documents were always getting lost. payments were not going out. the numbers do not add up. everything has to flow horizontal and vertical leap. we created several modules to make it easier for contractors to attach the documents in a standardized format. we do not have to go deeper anymore. i don't have a formal education in i.t., however, i have deployed some systems when i was working for the industry, and i brought in young, energetic staff to help. we implemented this. it took three months. people knew when they were going to get paid. i think we ha
. with that the public hearing was closed and the board voted to deny the appeal. and then the board lastly voted on a final reading of the ordinance introduced by supervisor campos allowing personal service uses on the heard this and approved it at your november 29 meeting. there are two new pieces of legislation introduced this week coming your way. first was introduced by supervisor ferrell and it would allow medical service in the sacramento neighborhood commercial district. it would permit a change of use from business or professional service to medical services on the first floor. also this week supervisor avalos introduced a rather large ordinance titled conversion, demolition and conformity of residential uses. this would revise the criteria for residential conversion and standardize definitions for these uses across various use districts, permit enlargement of dwelling units which are non-conforming as to density in the districts where these dwelling units are principally increase into the non-conforming elements of height bulk are required rear yards or setbacks. this would permit alter
. lastly, balboa park has significantly fewer impact fees. most of that area is actually public land so there's not a significant amount of new development, new private develop. that's forecasted there, but there has been one significant development there, the 1150 ocean avenue project where the new whole foods is and they built as part of their in kind agreement, they built an extension of this street here which will connect to the puc reservoir should it ever been developed in the future and they also have a pedestrian easement on another street through the project. those are just a few of the highlights. again, that's not everything that's in the plan. next year we will expect to incorporate the transit center district plan as well as the western soma which is currently before the board and the intention there is to roll that into the overall eastern neighborhoods implementation process, not to treat it separately but to look at the impact fee revenue and the projects sort of simultaneously and then at the cac as well. thank you, i'm happy to answer any questions. >> so i see no qu
choices. lastly i especially want to thank my husband over there. horace and my two children matt and christina who is away at college for their endless support and dinners and the long evenings of events that i'm not home. i love you very much. you're all my support glue. thank you board of education members, superintendent carranza, principal carol fong, the teachers who are here and the great community for this great honor and award and recognition. thank you. [applause] >> thank you very much. we also like to call to the podium our chief of early learning carla bryant and director of early education to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the san francisco unified school district early education department. [applause] >> turn this -- >> good evening superintendent, president norton, vice mayor president fewer and board commissioners. it gives me great honor to talk about the wonderful history of the program now known as the early education department. the program has been in the district for 70 years serving family children from low income and high risk communities. we wou
that include commemorative pins, centennial shoulder.s and coffee mugs. lastly on december 28th, members of the mta board and director reiskin visited many operating administrative divisions to personally thank our frontline employees for their dedicated service. staff really appreciated hearing from you and a special thanks to director lee's wife for the fabulous cupcakes. a short update on the court of appeals ruling on our bike program that was released yesterday. as you know in 2009, the mta board approved the san francisco bike plan. the adequacy of the environmental impact report supporting this approval was challenged in an appeal to the board of supervisors and an action in superior court. in 2010, the san francisco superior court ruled in the city's favor. the challengers appealed this ruling to the california court of appeals. just the california court of appeals issued a decision upholding the trial court's conclusion that the eir was adequate in all respects. the court also identified some minor technical problems with the approval process. the city attorney's office is eval
. and lastly, we of the bar association and their resources. they're providing their legal service for you. this last thing i am going to share with you in terms of what we have seen in our office is that with the individuals, that does not necessarily mean an individual will follow up with a lawsuit. what we've seen in our office is the individual's will send you a letter and say there were compile -- compliance issues. where people get in trouble is they ignore the letter. we need to make sure it that your pro-active and responsive. when a business receives a letter, they need to contact our office. the merchants of been very proactive -- have been very pro- active. the businesses that have received a letter and passed an inspection after receiving the letter have staved off a lawsuit. the cap inspection is a very good risk management tool. often it is not as durable as you may think it to be. our office is there for you as our resources. we are able to provide our services, follow-up questions in english, spanish, cantonese, and mandarin. and then -- and then, roger, you will -- >> yes.
that investment matters' with make the case for increased federal investment. lastly we are looking at the next aprojection appropriation cycle to make sure that those programs continue to be funded and projects like the central subway are able to secure the appropriate funding levels. thank you item happy to answer questions. tch director ramos? >> thank you kate. i wanted to expressly point out the enhanced protection. i run into those guys regularly, and if you give them just 30 seconds of your time, they have so many stories. what some of these guys have gone through is really tragic to hear. so thank you for that. i wanted to see if there was any appropriate time or more appropriate time to address the moving violations questions, the camera on your buses in the dedicated transit lanes and this would have been the appropriate place for it? >> it's a good question. we have -- we were successful last year in getting the camera program reauthorized. and that initiative was always pursued as a parking violation. because pd is really responsible for the moving violations. this fall we had
will these people have to access to their mail? lastly, i want to point out that yerba buena community benefit district is currently installing dark, bronze benches within their boundaries. so this is a -- right now they are asking their members where would you like to have a bench in front of your business? so this is a current thing and obviously, this could be addressed right now, getting them bright-green or whatever, before they get installed. thank you. >> thank you, mr. nulty. and next we have derrick sarda. >> council members, it's always a pleasure to stop by and update you all on some of the community activities that are going on for the next couple of months. there is one coming up it's being put on bit systems change network a statewide initiative run by the california foundation of independent living centers. they have an event coming up in berkeley called the access now regional power summit, going throughout california and happening throughout the month of february. i'm going to go ahead and read a two-paragraph intro from the flier and provide information afterwards. joini
optional. this list will be updated and available to all tenants. lastly, owners of -- this is a phase in process built in. owners of smaller buildings of 50 units or less have one year to apply and owners of 50 units or above have two years to comply. this brings san francisco into line with a number of other cities that have recently passed ordinance, oakland, belmont and novato have recently passed legislation. this ordinance would increase public awareness and really raise awareness that we need to create more smoke-free housing in our buildings and throughout our neighborhoods. the version of this ordinance that you see before you is an amendment of the whole where the requirement that land lords report both smoke free and smoking optional units has been amended to only require reporting of smoking optional units. again i want to thank the tenant organizations and apartment association for their leadership but especially aliana caruco from the department of public health and desiree for drafting the ordinance. with that, i'd like to ask aliana caruco to make a public presentatio
to you. and lastly, and then i will be quiet and listen to all your input. is to the degree you would want to have the controller's office present and you to give your remarks on your vision of how our report card that was recently adopted as the rate payor insurance policy, how you as a commission would like to see that developed and independently reviewed and assessed by the controller's office. with that i will listen and thank you for your comments. >> no changes to the budget schedule? >> no changes, and we are on track to meet all of those. >> all right, mr. moran. >> thank you, mr. president. this is going to be interesting. we never had a two-year budget before. we never had the option of not going through the budget line by line, the way we do. which is kind of exciting. and what you would like to do -- i tell you what my two interests are in that kind of unburdened review. first is to take a fairly high-level look at what the -- i think of it as the business plan for the three enterprises, and expressed in the capital program. and for each there are changes that we need to t
generally the concept behind park plan and lastly this is one of the concepts on how to design one of the concept point for human power boating and this is urban beach around the northeastern shore line and access to the water from slip way four as well. with that in mind one. things that we have had to present as part of the workshop is that we don't have the budget to complete the entire project as it's designed today we had to look at the available fundings and the cost for the project today with the 2008 & bonds and additional port funds our budge is 21 million for cran copark today. the estimates cost looking at construction cost and is plus an estimatemation contingency of 50% puts us at a subtotal of $33 million and are soft costs are between 30 and 33% and we have it at 33 and for a total cost of 43 and-a-half million dollar and this equates to $4.8 million in a customer, a acre which, is similar to other city front parks in the city and the other thing to note is because of the other high level conceptual of the park we have a 50% contingency because of the scion and t
certain circumstances and lastly, authorize the mayor's office of housing to charge a monitoring fee to verify occupancy for affordable rental units where that authority has not been explicit in the past. those are the seven changes, and the mayor's office of housing is here to help you if you have questions on those. as you know, this ordinance was introduced on december 6th, so i want to point out that the version of the ordinance that you have in your packet was prior to when i had the signed form ordinance. we have the signed form ordinance before you now. there are no substantive changes, but we didn't have this at the time that the packet was produced. we are recommending approval of the ordinance. it's in line with adopted city policy both in our housing element and in the planning code. there are three changes that i would like to recommend to your resolution. i have copies for the commission the first whereas clause is basically stating whereas now the ordinance has been introduced. because it wasn't introduced in referring to the board's file number. and then at the end, a
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